Position Details
Reference Number 28756
Position Title Newborn Hearing Screener-Boxhill
Employment Type Ongoing
Location Other
Position Summary

Newborn Hearing Screener – Box Hill

  • Part Time Ongoing Role
  • Based at Box Hill Hospital
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite carpark

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

This role is for a Hearing Screener with the Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program based at Box Hill Hospital.  The successful candidate will be employed for 20 hours per fortnight by The Royal Children's Hospital to conduct newborn hearing screening on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. This position may include additional hours to provide leave cover.  The successful candidate may be asked to provide shift cover on short notice and may be required to travel between hospitals.


Responsibilities of the role:

  • Carrying out hearing screens on newborn babies following VIHSP protocols and procedures
  • Communicating accurately and sensitively with parents
  • Keeping accurate records of screen results including computer data entry
  • You will be expected to be available for staff meetings and professional development sessions

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, good oral and written communication skills and professional demeanour
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational, time management and prioritising skills

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Karen van Nugteren
Contact Number 98954026
Closing Date 16/03/2018
Position Description POS DESC SCREENER ADMIN FINAL 201710.pdf
Additional Document 1 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Hearing Screener_Admin Assi.pdf